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Neon Colors, Stripes and Ripped jeans.

Neon Colors, Stripes and Ripped jeans.

“I want everyone to wear what they want and mix it in their own way. That, to me, is what is modern.”

Karl Lagerfeld

 

It has been really nice weather here in Florida! We are blessed to have such warm winter. So, bright neon colors, summer stripes and ripped vintage jeans were an easy decision for me on one of such days! I just wanted to feel and look relaxed and nonchalant.

I got really attracted to neon colors, especially neon yellow, but this color looks better on brunettes… I ended up getting a striped top, which was another attraction of mine, where yellow stripes were combined with white and bright blue ones. It came out really well! If you love the color that does not benefit you well, it may be a good idea to incorporate it into your outfit as part of the print, or as an accessory, like a purse, a belt or a scarf. Wearing bottoms, like skirts or pants in this color, may be a solution as well.

The golden rule about stripes is to know which stripes benefit your body type and follow the rule. If you are slim, it is ok to wear horizontal stripes. Otherwise, it would be better to wear vertical stripes, which visually makes you look slimmer. I would be careful with stripes in other directions as they may distort your naturally beautiful curves, no matter the body type.

Another thing I noticed, in order to achieve a fresher look, when wearing (neon) yellow clothes, add white metal accessories, not yellow metal accessories.

Finally, when wearing a loose fit top, put on a tank underneath and it would look more interesting than just wearing a plain loose top. Yet, wearing two tops is good for changing weather. It is warmer in two, but if it gets hot, you take one off:-)

Here is how I combined it:

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Neon tank: AE (old). Also like this one:
Neon Trapeze Dolman Top

Loose striped top: Hollister ($5 on sale!). Similar here:
Cielo green striped button front tie hem top

and here:

Bailey 44 black and creme stripe ‘Tony’ boxy t-shirt

Ripped denim: vintage. Similar here:

Free People – Destructed Stovepipe Jean (Palm Indigo) – Apparel

Necklace: AE (old).

Boots: Steve Madden wedges. Same one here.

Crystal balls and beads bracelet:

 

The only thing I lack here is a bright neon handbag. Craving this one:
BCBGMAXAZRIA neon yellow pebbled leather tote
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Let’s see how others are wearing neon, stripes and ripped jeans…

 

DSQUARED2 Fluorescent V Sweater

 

Neon Open Knit Sweater

 

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Patterson J. Kincaid Nova Hi Lo Blouse in Neon Yellow

 

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Gabriella Rocha – Rallie Striped Tank (Navy) – Apparel

 

Destroyed Skinny Jeans

 


ONE by Awesome Distressed Jeans

By the way, these incredible Sсhutz shoes are on sale now!

Do you have anything neon, striped or ripped in your closet? Share with us!

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